Houston based rap label Swishahouse was honored Monday (Nov. 27) by the Texas Grammy Chapter in Austin, Texas. The event was hosted by renowned actor Billy Bob Thornton and Grammy Award winning singer Ray Benson. The label, founded by DJ Michael "5000" Watts, was honored for its contributions to Texas music. Swishahouse has produced such chart topping rappers as Slim Thug, Chamillionaire, Paul Wall, Mike Jones and others. Other notables honored during the evening were ZZ Top, gospel singer Yolanda Adams and South by Southwest festival cofounders Nick Barbaro, Roland Swenson and Louis Black. Swishahouse recently released the compilation album The Day Hell Broke Loose 3.
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